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New Offshore Terminal Proposed Off Gulf Coast of Florida

MARAD today announced the filing of a Deepwater Port Application by Port Dolphin Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Höegh LNG.  Port Dolphin will be located approximately 28 miles offshore of Tampa, Florida, in waters with a depth of approximately 100 feet. It proposes to interconnect with Gulfstream Pipeline, Tampa Electric Company, and other potential facilities near Port Manatee, FL.  If...

Local First Responders Attend LNG Demonstration

The Port Arthur News reports on an LNG demonstration held yesterday at the Beaumont Emergency Services Training Complex to help prepare local emergency responders for potential accidents at any of the proposed LNG terminals in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana.

Local Businessman Proposes Using Wood-Waste Plant to Help Regasify LNG

The Daily Astorian reports on a plan by a businessman from Seaside, Ore., to build a wood-waste plant that could supply energy to help regasify LNG at NorthernStar Natural Gas’ proposed Bradwood Landing terminal. The proposal is not under consideration by NorthernStar officials at this time.

Jamaica Considers Alternative to LNG

Following the collapse of the LNG deal between Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago, politicians and businessmen are rethinking Jamaica’s pursuit of LNG and suggesting compressed natural gas as an alternative energy source. Read more in The Jamaica Observer.

Hearings Scheduled to Discuss Cabrillo Port’s Potential Environmental Impact

Federal and California state agencies have scheduled public hearings next  month to solicit feedback regarding the FEIS/FEIR for BHP Billiton’s proposed Cabrillo Port LNG terminal. The U.S. Coast Guard and Maritime Administration officials will hold a hearing on April 4 in Oxnard, Calif. The California State Lands Commission’s hearing will take place at the same location on...

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